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Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis
Parts used: Herb including the twigs.
Constituents: Volatile oils, Tannins, Bitter principle, Flavonoids, Phenolic acids, Salicylate 100µg per mL.
Actions: Stimulant, Tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Carminative, Anti-spasmodic, Anodyne, Rubefacient, Anti-microbial, Analgesic mild.
Indications:
To Nervous, Heart, Circulatory system; Hypertension headaches, migraines, Hypotension, poor circulation, poor concentration, nerve weakness and depression, liver congestion, cardiac deficiency, oestrogen deficiency.
Heart and blood vessels, stimulates hair follicles, fatigue, liver cirrhosis.
Adrenal, spleen en pancreas deficiency, hypo/hyper-glycaemia.
Inhibits complement activation and subsequent Hypotension and thrombocytopenia and thromboxane release.
Inhibits DNA being used by cancer.
Dyspepsia, indigestion, colic, flatulence, anaemia.
Chronic bronchitis, acute sinusitis.
Sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatic pain.
Infections in general, candidiasis, lice.
Externally as a rinse for baldness and dandruff +Borax.
And; bitter, hepatoprotective, anti-ulcerogenic, choleretic, anti-tumour, anti-fungal.
Herbal extract: 15-30mL per week.
Energetics: Warm, pungent, sweet, dry. Dosha: VK-P+.
Meridians: Lung, spleen, heart, liver, kidney.
Contraindications: Hypertension, Pregnancy - Emmenagogue.
Essential oil liniment: for myalgia, sciatica, and neuralgia.
Essential oil diluted: externally for dandruff, baldness and psoriasis.